What do I need to enroll in AutoFile for Michigan?

To enroll in AutoFile for Michigan, you'll need the details listed below:

Michigan AutoFile Enrollment FAQ

What's my State Tax ID?

  • This is the state certificate number you received from the state when you registered for your sales tax license.
  • It will either be composed of 9 digits or the letters "ME" followed by 7 digits. (Example: '123456789' or 'ME1234567.')

What's my State Login and State Passcode?

What's my State Registered Business Name?

  • This is the business name you provided to the state when you registered for your sales tax license.
  • It should be listed on your sales tax registration paperwork.

What's my State Assigned Payment Schedule?

  • This is the filing frequency assigned to you by the Michigan Department of Treasury.
  • If you're not sure of this detail for your account, you can contact the state and ask them to confirm this detail for you. (We list contact details for the states here.)
What's my   First Filing Period?
  • Pending successful verification, the period listed here is the estimated first filing period TaxJar will file.
  • The First Filing Period is based on the date the enrollment form is saved and the payment schedule.

Anything else?

  • Please make sure you create a Business Relationship in your MTO e-file account for your sales tax account and for your business registration.
  • For SST customers, the state opens two sales tax accounts. To enroll in AutoFile, you would need to request that one of the two accounts be closed.
  • Michigan requires an annual reconciliation to be filed at the end of the year. To prepare for this return, filing details for the current year may be requested via email during the enrollment verification process.